People

  • Since retiring from HP, Andy Huang lives a random existence, pursuing varied interests.  Perhaps that is the story of his life, having been trained as a rocket scientist, but declining to design bumpers for Ford in favor of laying rails and...

  • Bill Vasconcellos and his wife, Jena Vasconcellos, have been devoted listeners of Boise State Public Radio since the station's early days, and Bill has been one of the station's underwriters for more than a decade, since moving to UBS Financial...

  • Bob Otten is a native Idahoan. He was born in Nampa and raised in the small community of New Plymouth on a dairy farm which had registered Guernsey cows. Bob is a graduate of The College of Idaho with a B. A. in Elementary Education and an M.Ed...

  • Chris Bragg has been a Professor of Communication at the College of Southern Idaho since 1994 and currently serves as the Associate Dean of Institutional Effectiveness at CSI.  As a graduate of Jerome High School, the College of Southern Idaho,...

  • Dennis Hall and his wife, Robyn Butler-Hall, moved to Boise from Billings, MT in October, 2016, were they had lived for 38 years. They have 2 sons and daughters-in-law and 4 grand children - half each in Seattle and Boise.

    Prior to his...

  • Jennifer Martinez began working for the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence in November 2016 and is part of a cross movement collaborative in Idaho – a Community of Purpose – to build relationships and leverage power...

  • Originally from Minneapolis, Jeremy does communications and outreach at the American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho. He’s been an avid listener and supporter of local public radio since college, even going so far as to stream content...

  • Julie Adams DeFord is an attorney and owner of DeFord Law, P.C., in Nampa, Idaho, where she practices in the areas of estate planning, probate, guardianship/conservatorship, real estate and business transactions. Julie is a member of the Idaho...

  • Kaleb is excited and honored to be part of the Boise State Public Radio Community Advisory Board. Currently, he has a bachelor’s degree in Finance and is pursuing a Master’s in Business Administration at Boise State University. Kaleb...

  • Kendal is a 4th generation Idahoan. After years of living and working overseas, she and her family returned to a very different Boise in 2016 to care for parents. She is enjoying the diversity that has come to the state as well as the...

  • Laura Bond has been a listener and supporter of Boise State Public Radio since moving to Boise in 1989.  She actively listens to both KBSU and KBSX, enjoying the variety of musical programming and consuming national and local news.

    Laura...

  • Laurie has been devoted to public radio for over twenty years, serving as Board President of both KUOW/Puget Sound Public Radio and PRX/Public Radio Exchange.  Since working on the staff of the United States Senate after college graduation,...

  • Leta Harris Neustaedter, LCSW is an arts educator, musician, actor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and community organizer. She earned her BA in Psychology from Occidental College and her Master of Social Work from Boise State and is...

  • Maria is a mother of 5. She is an anthropology major and will be working on furthering her studies until she obtains a PhD. Her passion is working with people on environmental issues as well as problems in communities where POC do not...

  • Mario Pile grew up in Sacramento, California with his parents, seven sisters and two brothers. After graduating from Foothill High School, Mario attended Colorado Technical University where he earned a degree in Criminal Justice. He...

  • Mark Wheeler is the Dean of Extended Studies at Boise State University. He works to improve educational access for adult learners and other nontraditional populations by offering programs that feature alternative formats and locations...

  • Rebecca De León is a Public Relations/Marketing professional who owns and operates Lion Heart Consulting, LLC and works as Communications Manager for Planned Parenthood of the Greater Northwest and Hawaiian Islands. She is also co...

  • Shelly McEuen Howard teaches English at the College of Southern Idaho where she also serves as Chair of the Social Science and Communication Department. A northern Idaho transplant who graduated from Lewiston High School and...

  • Susan Bechdel began a career in the outdoor industry as a river guide in the southeastern United States, Mexico, Guatemala, and Chile.  In 1985, Susan and her husband Les founded a river outfitting business, Canyons Incorporated, leading 6-12...

  • Teresa Yragui is an independent financial advisor with more than thirty years of financial industry experience. She advises clients and their families in strategies to reach their financial goals. Prior to founding her investment...

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